TENS Unit Electronic Pulse Massager and It's Benifits

Do you know the Benefits of TENS Unit? If not, it is not too late. If you have Back Pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Arthritis, Tendinitis, Neck Pain, Shoulder Pain etc. You probably have seen a doctor and a painkiller temporarily relieved your pains but if you are looking for something permanent, and something you can carry in your bag and use whenever you need, TENS Unit Device is just something for you. It is easy to use, easy to handle and most importantly it doesn’t cost a fortune to you. What is a TENS Unit? TENS Unit is the short version of Trans-cutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. Trans-cutaneous means something applied across the depth of the skin. In our case, it is the low electric current that mimics our nerve system and it reduces the muscle pain as a simple explanation. In today’s world, most white collar office workers who are over 40 years old mostly complain about back pain, shoulder pain and neck pain. Even you do exercise every day, it will not help to pain not onl…

The Right Time to Take Vitamin B12 Supplements

Vitamin B12 is essential to healthy red blood cell formation and proper neurological functioning, but a lot of people who are deficient go undiagnosed. Your doctor can help you determine if you are in need of a supplement to bring you up to healthy levels. Vitamin B12 is prevalent in foods, but you can also get it through supplements that come in various forms, including injectable, sublingual and oral. The type that’s best for you depends on the reason for your deficiency and your preferences. Rate and Risk of Deficiency Vitamin B12 deficiency may affect as much as two-fifths of the population, suggested the Framingham Offspring Study published in 2000. Symptoms of deficiency include fatigue, tingling arms and legs, brain fog, loss of appetite and diarrhea. Vegans and vegetarians are at particular risk of deficiency because B12 naturally occurs only in animal-derived foods, such as meat, eggs and dairy. People with chronic digestive problems, such as Crohn's disease and celiac d…

Is Water Flossing Better Than String Flossing for Dental Care?

Let me paint a situation for you. You have your dentist check-up tomorrow and you’re madly flossing because you’re worried about your bleeding gums. The main worry you have is that you promised your dentist at your last appointment (which was longer ago than you’d like to admit) that you would floss this time around.
As a dentist for a long time, I saw patients that simply didn’t floss. I heard every excuse in the book. Naturally, I wondered if there was a better way to floss. Bleeding gums and periodontal disease is a common and serious problem. Even though flossing, in my opinion, was helping my patients, I felt that the larger picture was that we were losing the battle.
Is there a magic solution to this situation? Many of my patients ask if there’s an alternative to flossing. Well, until recently, my answer was no. However, water flossers have provided an interesting alternative to our traditional string and finger method. Water Flossing: Solution to an Age Old Dentist's ProblemSi…

Benefits of L-Arginine and L-Citrulline

L-arginine and L-citrulline are two amino acids that have potential therapeutic uses. A relationship between the two exists in that L-citrulline is converted into L-arginine once inside the body. Therefore, L-citrulline is sometimes supplemented to increase levels of L-arginine. Being a precursor to L-arginine, L-citrulline can potentially be used as treatment for the same conditions as L-arginine, in addition to being used as a sports supplement.
Arginine Background L-arginine works primarily through increasing nitric oxide levels in the blood. Higher nitric oxide levels relax and dilate blood vessels, thus increasing blood circulation to various organs, including the heart, skin and sexual organs. L-arginine is a conditionally essential amino acid, meaning the body can normally manufacture a sufficient supply, although times of stress or injury can deplete the body's supply. Many foods, including meat, dairy products, fish, poultry, nuts and chocolate, are good sources of L-argin…

10 Steps to Accurate Manual Blood Pressure Measurement

Working for a company that develops blood pressure monitoring devices and technologies, I deal with blood pressure on some level every day. We make accurate and reliable blood pressure measurement our business...literally. So, it only makes sense that we should care about accurate blood pressure measurement from a fundamental perspective, which is the inspiration for my first blog post. As most readers probably know, the typical method for blood pressure measurement has long been the manual auscultatory technique with a mercury column or mechanical aneroid sphygmomanometer. However, with the benefits that automated BP devices provide with a repeatable standardized technique and removal of observer bias, there has been a shift towards automated devices in clinical practice. As the American Heart Association (AHA) states in their most recent recommendations for blood pressure measurement, "there is a role for (automated) devices in office use, both as a substitute for traditional (m…

All About Electrotherapy and Pain Relief

If an individual is not experiencing sufficient control of pain and other symptoms, electrotherapy—a treatment that directs mild electrical pulses to the problem area—may be an option. Electrotherapy includes a range of treatments using electricity to reduce pain, improve circulation, repair tissues, strengthen muscles, and promote bone growth, leading to improvements in physical functioning.
Electrotherapy units usually consist of a battery-powered device connected by wires to adhesive electrode pads which are placed on the skin. The electrode pads are sticky, so they will adhere to the skin. Once the electrodes are attached and the unit is turned on, a mild electric current is sent to the skin via the electrode.

A number of newer electrotherapy devices bypass the wires, combining electrodes and battery power into a single unit that can be worn inconspicuously on the back, arm, leg, or elsewhere during work or other daily activities. A hand-held controller is used to adjust the level of…

Simple But Effective Tips to Ensure Feet Health

Your feet are the foundation of a fulfilling and active lifestyle. Whether you are running after a toddler, chasing your next business deal, walking around the park with your family or are participating in a 5k marathon, your feet are your best ally in everyday life. Therefore, if you are unable to walk because your feet hurt or are suffering from any other issue, it can create a serious problem for you. So, how can you maintain healthy feet and keep on moving forward? Listed below are some simple tips for ensuring feet health:
-Check your feet often You should keep an eye out for any problems in your feet by checking them regularly. Look for redness, cuts, swelling, blisters, cracks, change of color or any other sign of trauma. You can use a mirror for looking at the bottom of your feet to spot any problems.
-Washing should be a priority Use warm soapy water for washing your feet every day. Use a towel for drying them thoroughly, especially between the toes. You can also put some marb…